Russia launched this Tuesday about a hundred missiles over Ukrainemost of them on energy infrastructure and other civilian targets, according to the Ukrainian military command.
The city of kyiv suffered a missile attack by Russia: several explosions activated the anti-aircraft alarms, as confirmed by the mayor of the city, Vitali Klitschko, who reported a fatality in an apartment building. There were other attacks in other parts of the country, according to reports from the Ukrainian authorities.. Given this situation, from 2:45 p.m. the anti-aircraft alert is in effect for all of Ukraine due to possible missile attacks.
“Attack on the capital. According to preliminary information, two residential buildings were hit in the Pechersk district. Several missiles were shot down by air defense over kyiv,” the kyiv mayor wrote in a message on Telegram, quoted by Ukrainska Pravda.
Also in the city of Leópolis, in the west of the country, at least two explosions were heard. The attack was confirmed by the city’s mayor, Andriy Sadovyi. Part of the city has lost electricity. “The enemy attacked a critical energy infrastructure facility in the Lviv region. In Lviv there are problems with electricity supply and interruptions in mobile telephony,” said the head of the regional military administration, Maksym Kozytskyi.
Also the heads of the regional administrations of Krivoy Rog, Nicolaiev, Chernihiv, Cherkasy, Poltava and Kharkivreported the missile attack by Russia and called on the population to remain in the shelters.
Faced with this new cascade of bombardments by Russian forces, which have already resorted to these indiscriminate operations on other occasions to attack urban centers and strategic infrastructures, Ukraine issued an alert throughout the country.
In kyiv, the Dutch Foreign Minister, Hopke Hoekstra, was forced to take shelter in a bomb shelter. due to the attacks that have fallen on the Ukrainian capital when he was visiting a forensic laboratory in which evidence of possible war crimes is examined.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dimitro Kuleba took to Twitter to denounce that the new Russian attacks “they are killing people and ruining the infrastructure” and has taken the opportunity to criticize those who ask them to sit down to negotiate.
This new offensive coincides with the celebration of the G20 leaders’ summit in Bali (Indonesia), where Russia shares a table with powers such as the United States and China. The president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, has also participated electronically in the forum, who has called for international collaboration to stop Russia.
In this sense, Dmytro Kuleba asked the participants in the G20 summit in Indonesia on Tuesday to put themselves “on the side of the people and not of war criminals” in their final declaration and in relation to Ukraine.
Meanwhile, Oleksiy Arestovich, adviser to the Office of the President of Ukraine, sent a message to the G20 and questioned the alleged progress made during the summit. “Hey G20. What about progress and negotiations?” He wrote on his Twitter account, where shortly before he reported the massive launch of missiles in Ukraine by Russia and related it to the summit that began today in Bali.